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Switzerland has ‘systemic’ racism issues, U.N. experts say

Switzerland has a serious systemic problem with racism against people of African descent, according to a report presented to the UN.

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San Diego Zoo welcomes 41 endangered turtle hatchlings

It only took two decades, but a rare and endangered turtle species has finally bred at the San Diego Zoo.

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Wisconsin parade suspect delays jury picks with disruptions

The trial for a man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin last year is getting off to a rough start.

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Alabama sets execution date in '88 contract killing

Alabama has set a November execution date for a man convicted in the 1988 murder-for-hire killing of a pastor’s wife.

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California braces for dry winter as Western drought drags on

California's dry streak is unlikely to break this winter.

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Nebraska Sandhills wildfire razes camp, prompts evacuation

A wildfire raging in drought-stricken west-central Nebraska has destroyed much of a youth campsite and led officials to evacuate a nearby village.